The main reason why India and Pakistan have followed such divergent paths is because of the choices made by them after Independence, writes Vir Sanghvi.
The mistake many of us make in reading the Gujarat victory is that we see Modi through the prism of a single issue, writes Vir Sanghvi.
Rather than be concerned about a couple of failed car bombs in a faraway country, let’s think about our own blasts and our system of justice, writes Vir Sanghvi.
We have never been a nation of hamburger-heads, a people who allow our appreciation of soft power to cloud our rational judgment, writes Vir Sanghvi.
The roots of Raj Thackeray's attack on Bhaiyyas lie in the country's transformation economically. Vir Sanghvi elaborates further...
Our entire system of civilian awards has always been a source of both concern and some irritation to me, writes Vir Sanghvi.
Journalists must be judged by their journalism. Not by tactical conversations with sources that are secretly recorded and then relayed to the public in a doctored form. Vir Sanghvi
Even as his peers lost relevance over 4 decades, Bal Thackeray continued to be the uncrowned king of Mumbai, Vir Sanghvi
There are many questions about Modi’s future. In no mood to wait for answers, he’s ready with his battleplan to first conquer the BJP and then India, writes Vir Sanghvi
The reason for Nitesh Rane’s return to the original Thackeray rhetoric against Gujaratis is that Maharashtra politics is now being divided on ethnic lines across all parties. Vir Sanghvi
Indian politics is in a state of flux and the post-poll possibilities are endless, and not confined to either Narendra Modi or Rahul Gandhi. Sadly, these options are depressing, writes Vir Sanghvi
Rapists must get the death penalty because a society that cannot punish those who damage it ends up punishing itself. Perhaps, their punishment will deter others. Perhaps it won’t, writes Vir Sanghvi.
Modi has not changed since 2002. But the present government has provided no evidence of leadership in these tough times. So he has seized the opportunity and filled the gap of visible leadership. Vir Sanghvi writes.
Even if we accept Zardari’s claim about non-State actors, there’s still a lot that Pakistan can do to help us. Nor is this unprecedented: it does more every day for the US. Vir Sanghvi
What angers me the most about the Mangalore attack is that the agenda is not really anti-alcohol or about any concern for India’s cultural traditions. It is about controlling women, writes Vir Sanghvi